JPMorgan sees advantages in deposit tokens over stablecoins for commercial bank blockchains By Cointelegraph


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JPMorgan Chase (NYSE:) and consultants Oliver Wyman took a look at blockchain technology in commercial banking in a report released Feb. 9. Stablecoins and central bank digital currencies (CBDCs) have dominated in the sphere so far, but the authors point out the advantages offered by deposit coins in terms of stability and reliability.

Deposit tokens are issued on a blockchain by a depository institution to represent a deposit claim. This contrasts with stablecoins, commonly issued by a non-bank private entity, and CBDCs. This difference in the issuer is a key advantage: